Education in Emergencies

2018 delivers first win for global education financing

2018 delivers first win for global education financing

For the past two years, the Education Commission has called for an increase in global financing for education which has been declining for six consecutive years – leaving millions of children out of school and young adults failing to learn and adapt to the modern...
The Rohingya Children of Karachi

The Rohingya Children of Karachi

From the article: Areeba is a Rohingya belonging to a migrant family from Myanmar. Her ancestors escaped from their land when it was Burma. They ran for their lives during the vicious recurrent cycles of purges against them as a minority group. Areeba was born in...
A Double Betrayal for Refugee Children (Project Syndicate)

A Double Betrayal for Refugee Children (Project Syndicate)

From the article: Last year, the Education Cannot Wait fund was created to close the education-financing gap for refugee children and ensure that the necessary resources are available when disaster strikes. It was a heartening development, but the harsh reality is...
The Right to Education for Refugees (Project Syndicate)

The Right to Education for Refugees (Project Syndicate)

From the article: LONDON – From Fawaz’s home in a makeshift refugee camp just across the border from Syria, where he lives with his now-displaced family, one danger has been traded for another. “There are no schools. There is no education. My children have no toys....
Notes from the field: Uganda’s response to the refugee crisis

Notes from the field: Uganda’s response to the refugee crisis

Arua, Northern Uganda — We are on Uganda’s northern border with South Sudan. A beautiful area with rolling green hills scattered with small villages comprised of mud huts, mango trees and compact cotton and tobacco fields. As Chief Adviser to the Education Commission,...